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Duration 25h
Distance 806.2 miles
Average price $160
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Raleigh and Chicago takes 25h. There is at least one train per day from Raleigh to Chicago. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Rockville

  1. Raleigh Union Station
  2. Rockville Amtrak
  3. Chicago
24h 54m
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Raleigh to Chicago train times

Trains run once daily between Raleigh and Chicago. The service departs Raleigh at 08:45 in the morning, which arrives into Chicago at 08:45. All services require a transfer, and take on average 25h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh station to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Union Station and arriving at Chicago Union Station via UNION STATION station and Rockville Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 54m.

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The distance between Raleigh and Chicago is 645 miles. The road distance is 806.2 miles.

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Raleigh to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Raleigh Union Station.

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Raleigh to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Chicago is 1h behind Raleigh. It is currently 4:21 PM in Raleigh and 3:21 PM in Chicago.

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What companies run services between Raleigh and Chicago?

You can take a train from Raleigh to Chicago via Washington Union Station, UNION STATION station, ROCKVILLE station, and Rockville Amtrak in around 24h 54m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280

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